VIDEO: Governor Ducey, ADHS Director Dr. Christ, Major General McGuire Share Updates On COVID-19

News Release

March 20, 2020

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ, Director of the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Major General Michael T. McGuire and community leaders joined volunteers today at St. Mary’s Food Bank to package food and encourage the community to volunteer at their local food banks.

After packaging food with fellow volunteers, the Governor, Dr. Christ and Major General McGuire held a briefing to discuss the latest information on COVID-19. Yesterday, Governor Ducey activated the Arizona National Guard to assist grocery stores and food banks with re-stocking shelves in the face of heightened demand. He also issued Executive Orders to halt elective surgeries, issue new guidance for businesses and delay expiration dates on Arizona driver licenses. The new actions align with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For more information, click HERE.

View the full briefing HERE. The Governor was joined by Arizona Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ, Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Director Major General Michael T. McGuire, Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance CEO Tom Kertis, Arizona Coyotes President and CEO Ahron Cohen and Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Deputy Director Wendy Smith-Reeve.

For daily Arizona updates on COVID-19, click HERE.

For more information on the Governor’s latest actions, click HERE.

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